[mythtv-users] Quick question about DB latest checkout

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jan 21 18:59:10 UTC 2008

On 01/21/2008 01:42 PM, Hsing-Foo Wang wrote:
> I checked out the latest version (yesterday) of mythtv and plugins.
> Everything compiles and installs just fine, but when I start
> mythbackend, it is not able to upgrade the database due to an syntax
> error: (I'm using latest stable now)
> Column length too big for column 'filepath' (max = 255); use BLOB or
> TEXT instead
> ---
> This means the latest mythtv version *requieres* mysql 5 or? I'm using
> 4.1 and need to stay at that level.

Someone hasn't been keeping up with the -dev list...



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